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The Rookie 

Starting over isn't easy, especially for John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of joining the LAPD. As their oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from those who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nathan Fillion ...  John Nolan 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Alyssa Diaz ...  Angela Lopez 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Richard T. Jones ...  Sergeant Wade Grey 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Titus Makin Jr. ...  Jackson West 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Melissa O'Neil ...  Lucy Chen 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Eric Winter ...  Tim Bradford 31 episodes, 2018-2020
Afton Williamson ...  Talia Bishop 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Mercedes Mason ...  Captain Zoe Andersen 15 episodes, 2018-2019
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Storyline

The series follows John Nolan, a 40-year-old man who moves from his comfortable, small-town life to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department. He must navigate the dangerous, humorous, and unpredictable world of a "young" cop, determined to make his second shot at life count.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Rookie See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

43 actors and and 52 non-actors collaborated on both Castle (2009) and The Rookie in its first season. See more »

Goofs

Although the actor is younger than 60, he cannot convincingly portray a man in his late forties and, in 2019, he appears way too elderly to play a rookie cop. Police department not only have age limits, but the applicant cop also needs to be in great physical shape. That is not the case here.

Edit : actually, Fillion is in his late forties and does look like he is in his late forties, so... See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: Close Your Eyes (2018) See more »

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Yay Nathan ~~ glad you're back!
17 October 2018 | by dwallaceevenSee all my reviews

Wow! I loved it, keep up the good writing, the good plot lines & the relationships of the characters as they settle into their roles & we've got an entertaining hour of tv!


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